Semi-Quantitative Risk Based Technical Assessment for Control Involving Ionizing Radiation Sources Across a Large Organization
The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) is a large user of technology that is subject to nuclear safety regulations. The nuclear activities include all sources of ionizing radiation and span from devices using small quantities of radioactive material to large irradiators, industrial radiography, accelerators, high energy X-ray equipment and laboratories using open sources. These activities involve thousands of personnel and several hundreds of Radiation Safety Officers (RSOs). The DND nuclear safety program encompasses the entire lifecycle including acquisition, bulk storage in depots, distribution, use, maintenance and disposal. Activities of individual units/organizations cover only a part of the lifecycle.
KeywordsNuclear Safety Bulk Storage Entire Lifecycle Probabilistic Safety Assessment Ionize Radiation Source
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